image of what has taken place in other capitals from tunisia to egypt, syria, to bahrain. there, friday afternoon has become a day of protest against the government. in tripoli, this friday afternoon has become the day when people come out to show their support for gaddafi and his regime. a message is very clear for the outside world. despite the fact that rebels controlled part of this country, here come support for gaddafi remains strong. colonel gaddafi and his regime are going nowhere. hundreds of thousands of egyptians have demonstrated across the country to press for faster political reform. people were calling for change, freedom, and social justice.